Commit 53b30c38 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris

Expand a bit on Emacs not knowing fqdn.

parent 4e96ebbc
......@@ -386,9 +386,13 @@ again to say this:
*** Emacs does not know your host's fully-qualified domain name.
For example, (system-name) returns some variation on
"localhost.localdomain", rather the name you were expecting.
You need to configure your machine with a fully qualified domain name,
either in /etc/hosts, /etc/hostname, the NIS, or wherever your system
calls for specifying this.
(i.e. a name with at least one ".") either in /etc/hosts,
/etc/hostname, the NIS, or wherever your system calls for specifying
this.
If you cannot fix the configuration, you can set the Lisp variable
mail-host-address to the value you want.
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